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For Borrow's final verdict on Sir Walter Scott, it is only fair to cite his _Romano Lavo-Lil_, a book on the English Gypsy Language, corresponding to his book on the _Zincali_ or Spanish Gypsies, but published more than forty years later, namely in 1874.
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His first mature and original books, "The Zincali," or "The Gypsies of Spain," and "The Bible in Spain," had a solid body of subject matter more or less interesting in itself, and anyone with a pen could have made it acceptable to the public which desires information.
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Even "The Zincali," written for the most part in Spain, when he was a man of about thirty and had no reason for expecting the public to be interested in himself, especially in a Gypsy crowd-even that early book prophesied very different things.
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Read, for example, his preface to the second edition of "The Zincali," dated March 1, 1843.
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There he tells of his astonishment at the success of "The Zincali," and of John Murray bidding him not to think too much of the book but to try again and avoid "Gypsy poetry, dry laws, and compilations from dull Spanish authors.
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The five works of Borrow's maturity-from "The Zincali: or the Gypsies of Spain," written when he had turned thirty, to "Wild Wales," written when he had turned fifty-have this in common, and perhaps for their chief quality, that of set purpose and by inevitable accident they reveal Borrow, the body and the spirit of the man.
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This is his way of giving impressiveness to the "veiled period" of the following seven or eight years, for the benefit of those who had read "The Zincali" and "The Bible in Spain," and had been allured by the hints of earlier travel.
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This letter, which was afterwards printed in the "Athenaeum," {132} and incorporated in "The Zincali," mentions the Gypsies who have become successful singers and married noblemen, but continues: "It is not, however, to be supposed that all the female Gypsies are of this high, talented and respectable order: amongst them are many low and profligate females, who sing at taverns or at the various gardens in the neighbourhood, and whose husbands and male connexions subsist by horse jobbing and like kinds of traffic.
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CHAPTER XIX-"THE ZINCALI" Borrow and his wife and stepdaughter settled at Oulton Cottage before the spring of 1840 was over.
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Nevertheless, "The Zincali" is a book that is still valuable for these two separate elements of personality and extraordinary observation.
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In "The Zincali" Borrow used some of his private notes and others supplied by Spanish friends, together with parts of letters to the Bible Society.
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Borrow's own account, in his preface to the second edition of "The Zincali," is that the success of that book, and "the voice not only of England but of the greater part of Europe" proclaiming it, astonished him in his "humble retreat" at Oulton.
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But as a matter of fact "The Zincali" had no great success in either public or literary esteem, and Ford's criticism was passed on the manuscript, not the printed book.
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His health was not quite good, as he implies in the preface to "The Zincali," and he tried "the water system" and also "lessons in singing," to cure his indigestion and sleeplessness.
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He was now drawing entirely from "his own well," and when the book was out Ford took care to remark that the author had cast aside the learned books which he had used as swimming corks in the "Zincali," and now "leaped boldly into the tide" unaided.
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In 1870 Charles Godfrey Leland, author of "Hans Breitmann," introduced himself to Borrow as one who had read "The Zincali," "Lavengro," and "The Romany Rye," five times.
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Review of "The Zincali," by Richard Ford.
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ZINCALI, THE, general references, pp.
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Here, for the first time, I saw the veritable gypsy of whose race we have read so much in Bòrrow's Zincali.
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The Zincali" is a book that is still valuable for these two separate elements of personality and extraordinary observation.
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Examples of Zincali

Example #1
Here he relates how he once trudged to Dryburgh "to pay my respects at the tomb of Sir Walter Scott, a man with whose principles I have no sympathy, but for whose genius I have always entertained the most intense admiration.
Example #2
The doctrine of economy in a nutshell.
Example #3
Dr. Knapp gives an interesting account of the stages by which he approached and executed it.
Example #4
Yet when he came to write confessedly and consecutively about himself he found it no easy task.
Example #5
These books were also full of himself.
Example #6
The motive for this forbearance, he said, was that they thought him a Gypsy.